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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am EST
next, author, dr. and u.s. senator tom coburn, acclaimed author of breach of trust, talks about long-term deficit reduction, health care, the future of the republican party and more. .. >> guest: that he could not raise the adequate amount of wheat that he wanted to. because the government had decided they were going to control wheat plantings. and so what he said was, okay, then i can raise wheat for my chickens. and he took it all the way to the supreme court and lost that battle. >> host: why do you recount that story in "the debt bomb"? >> guest: because it's a great example on the enumerated powers and the unwinding -- why do we find ourself in the place we're in now? how'd we get here, what do by -- we do about it, and what are the ramifications? the greatest way for the government to make something expensive is for the government to make it affordable. and all you have to do is look at the programs. what were the average inflationary costs of health care before we created medicare and medicaid? they ran the same as every other aspect of our inflation. in other words, there was
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 4:03pm EST
and save a significant amount of money. >> this weekend, you can talk with oklahoma senator tom coburn about the fiscal cliff, affordable care act, and the future of the republican party on book tv. the senator has written several reports, including his latest, the debt bomb. that is live sunday at noon eastern on book tv on c-span-2. >> now we talk to a capitol hill reporter about the senate's work on the defense authorization bill. >> the senate has been in a holding pattern on the defense authorization bill, but finally found a way to start consideration of amendments. what broke the logjam? >> rand paul had a desire to bring an amendment that would have applied sixth amendment rights to citizens who had been taken in the war on terror on u.s. homeland. he was concerned he would not get the time. senator mccain is the ranking member of the armed services committee. he assured him he would not try to block the amendment. alternately, senator dianne feinstein agreed to what senator paul favors. that amendment was approved. >> there were several other notable amendments to the bill. ca
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 3:40am PST
. senator tom coburn says it's just another example of more than $7 billion in questionable homeland security spending every year. >> wow. wasted. >> reporter: in a new report, coburn cites example after example, including nearly $30,000 for an underwater robot in columbus, ohio, the $69,000 hovercraft for indianapolis. and this, the sleepy town of keene, new hampshire, citing the need to secure its annual pumpkin festival was awarded a grant to buy a bearcat armored vehicle. price tag? $240,000. the department of homeland security said the grants make our communities safer places to live. coburn said there is just too much waste. examples are tip of the iceberg? >> sure, all over the government everywhere you look. >> reporter: what? >> waste, incompetence and stupidity. >> reporter: can you ever be too prepared for the zombie apocalypse? jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill. >> what's that? it's hard to make the case for raising taxes when you see some of the crap our taxes go for. you know what i mean? so those stories do not help the cause for some on capitol hill. you know what
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
on "morning joe," tom coburn saying basically i know we have to raise revenue and tax rates may be part of that. let's play the sound. >> personally, i know we have to raise revenue. i don't really care which way we do it. actually i would rather see the rates go up than do it the other way because it gives us a greater chance to reform the tax code and broaden the base in the future. to me i think they're arguing over se mant it ticks. $800 billion is $800 billion. >> tom coburn he prefers for the rates to go up and a giant bolt of lightning did not strike him down when he said that. >> he's known for these. one of the members of the bowles-simpson commission who voted in favor of the plan which raised more revenue than anything on the table right now. i think he's more alert to the problems that republicans in the house are going to face and for all that john boehner talks about the rich and rich and trying to blunt that charge, it doesn't get him out of the fundamental trap of rates are going to go up on the rich. there's nothing he can bargain, there's no price he's looking to exact
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
sounds an alarm tonight about the waste of taxpayer dollars. republican senator tom coburn triggers of washington watchdog report and abc's jonathan karl has this report. >> reporter: the zombie apocalypse. this isn't some really bad b-movie. it's an actual scene from the 2012 counterterrorism summit attended by law enforcement officials around the country. summit tickets, $1,000 a pop, paid for with your tax dollars. the zombies look scary, but organizers say the skit was solely to add levity to an otherwise serious meeting on protecting the homeland. senator tom coburn says it's an exhibit in $7 billion in questionable homeland security spending every year. >> wasteful. >> reporter: in a new report, coburn sites example after example, including nearly $0,000 for an underwater robot in columbus, ohio. $69,000 hovercraft for indianapolis. and this. a sleepy town of keene, new hampshire, siting the need to secure its annual pumpkin festival, was awarded a grant to buy a bearcat armored vehicle. price tag? nearly a quarter of a million dollars. department of homeland security told us
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
to an otherwise serious meeting on protecting the homeland. senator tom coburn says it's an exhibit in $7 billion in questionable homeland security spending every year. >> wasteful. >> reporter: in a new report, coburn sites example after example, including nearly $0,000 for an underwater robot in columbus, ohio. $69,000 hovercraft for indianapolis. and this. a sleepy town of keene, new hampshire, siting the need to secure its annual pumpkin festival, was awarded a grant to buy a bearcat armored vehicle. price tag? nearly a quarter of a million dollars. department of homeland security told us its grants, quote, make our communities safer places to live. coburn says there's just too much waste. the examples you site here are the tip of the iceberg? >> sure. all over the government. everywhere you look. >> reporter: is what? >> is waste. incompetence and stupidity. >> reporter: but again, could you ever be too prepared for the zombie apocalypse? jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill. >>> and, still ahead on "world news," we're going to show you what's happening every six seconds in some video games
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: where would we be without senator tom coburn? without the oklahoma taxpayer dollars? this fellow brought us this image. your member this? the shrimp on on the treadmill. does anyone have? @%e national science foundation studying the effects on disease. they decided to do this, and they spend 500,000 taxpayer dollars doing this study. if you can get scientists to waste money, the senator is back with another study. this time uncovering waste of the department of homeland security. and there was plenty of it. first, zombies apocalypse training. i know, crazy. part of our homeland response. they were betrayed by actors who were gunned down by a military unit. training occurred at a weeklong conference held at turner's point resort and spa. the cost worth the bargain of a thousand dollars. now we know how to protect ourselves from zombies. then there is columbus, ohio. an underwater robot. christ had a $98,000. the robot has a camera that provides a video this way to a vehicle on shore. i but i have to tell you that i don't know why, because
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 8:30am PST
majority leader dick durbin of illinois, and senator tom coburn of oklahoma. then we'll look forward to 2013 with an all-star panel include peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." "time" magazine's executive editor michae michael duffy, and also "time" columnist joe klein. and we'll hear from major garrett and nancy cordes. >> you going to get a deal today, sir? >> hope so. >> o'donnell: it's all ahead because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. substituting for bob schieffer, cohost of "cbs this morning," norah o'donnell. >> o'donnell: good morning, again. tom coburn and dick durbin are here, and we'll turn to both of you in just a moment. but we want to start with some new information from chief white house correspondent major garrett and congressional correspondent nancy cordes who are here. i know you have both been speaking with your sources this morning, and, nancy, what's the latest? >> reporter: nora, democrats will at this point are very pessimistic that l
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am PST
've not seen really anyone with the exception of tom coburn from oklahoma say, okay, let's raise the rates, move forward. so we're still kind of at that impasse and that's not changed. >> and despite the fact that senator kerry was offended by our referring to 2016, i didn't do it, it was paul ryan and marco rubio. we're only here to report the news. when we talk about where the republican party is going to go, george w. bush speaking at the dallas fed last night about immigration. >> not only do immigrants help build our economy, they invigorate our soul. america can be a lawful society and a welcoming society at the same time. as our nation debates the proper course of action relating to immigration, i hope we do so with a benevolent spirit and keep in mind the contribution of immigrants. >> it's a very interesting reminder. jeb bush, of course, has been very outspoken but there is a different wing of the republican party. >> we george w. bush talk about taking a softer line on immigration the day after republicans in the senate refused to ratify a treaty on discrimination against disabl
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
't achieve a balance. tonight, tom coburn of oklahoma, a man who's been called one of the keys to reaching a real deal. >> glad to be with you. >> let's begin with this letter that's addressed to the president and comes to majority leader boehner. in this letter, he sort of lays out part of his plan. what do you think of his plan as we've laid out so far? >> i think the first thing that i heard you say is the white house is already reacted negativively to it, which is really concerning to me. look, what he offered was what erskine bowles offered as a compromise to the democrats and republicans. i'm certain if this is not good enough for the white house, we will go over the fiscal cliff because this is a compromise on taxes. this is a compromise on mandatory spending and it's a compromise on discretionary spending over what the select committee had debated. >> the details if we can and i should mention that erskine bowles put out a statement saying this -- does not represent the bowles-simpson plan, nor is it the bowles plan. in my testimony before the joint select committee on deficit redu
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
party. here we are all over again. do we have tom coburn? joining us now from capitol hill, republican senator from oklahoma, senator tom coburn. senator, thanks for being with us. >> you're welcome. >> so, why, first of all, does this deadline tonight matter? and i heard you make comments yesterday out on the streets of washington to a reporter that you think we're going to go over the cliff? >> i do. >> okay. >> i do. let me take issue with a couple of things you said. >> okay. >> number one is we haven't cut the first penny yet from the federal government, and it's important people know that. what happened in that agreement is $1 trillion in increased expenditures didn't happen. >> okay. >> all right? and now that we're down to the hard work of actually trimming some of the waste out of the federal government, nobody wants to do that. and so, we're in trouble because we have a set of elite career politicians that re-elect themselves on the basis of the bounty that comes from the federal modus in washington, and rather than on the best interests of the country. and so, i would tell y
PBS
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
, and that would include big durbin, tom coburn, mike crapo from wyoming. there are a handful of people who did. what you are confronted with right now is the reality that not since 1990 has any republican and a house or this and -- the house or the senate voted for any tax increase. what they are terrified of is a primary challenge. they have all of these bedwetters and nervous nellies in the caucus who are terrified they will be primary if they vote to increase the taxes of donald trump by a dime. >> when you listen to mark, you think this is a republic governed by the house of representatives. aptly, we have a president. as evan indicated, a heat south peddled it, as not shown leadership? he has done nothing. >> he has done nothing -- >> he appoints a debt commission and then he ignores it. he has never proposed in public ever a single serious change in entitlements. he knows exactly what all of this note, that it has to be done. the republicans responded to the election the day after by offering to change that 20 years to raise revenues, even now they are hovering and they're prepared to ra
Current
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
that again yesterday. and then he got some surprising support from tom coburn, conservative republican senator from oklahoma who said you know, the president on this thing is right. what's wrong with raising rates? >> personally, i know we have to raise revenue. i don't really care which way we do it. actually, i would rather see the rates go up than do it the other way because it gives us greater chance to reform the tax code and broaden the base in the future. >> bill: tom coburn saying personally, i don't care if rates happen to go up. maybe with that, there will be enough republicans who will be willing to buck the leadership of their own party to make a deal with democrats. are we wrong to be so optimistic? congresswoman donna edwards joins us in studio now. hey, congresswoman, how are you? i'm glad you're working today by the way. everybody else is -- congress went home yesterday right? >> well, after i leave here, i'm actually headed right to the hill. >> bill: oh, good. let me ask you about -- >> i don'
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am EST
. host: senator tom coburn, here's what he had to say recently -- guest: tom coburn said the exact same thing two years ago. we have long conversation, phone. he said we are trying to get to $0.50 trillion spending restraint -- $2.5 trillion. john boehner has reiterated that we have not focused on the debt ceiling sufficiently, he has said you have to cut spending if you want to raise the debt ceiling. tom coburn thought you had to raise taxes to support that. he was wrong. we got the spending restraints are written into law, because we took tax increases off the table. tom coburn went into the gang of 64 months and months and had to walk out of the room because dick durbin and the democrats were not willing to reduce spending. he had to call me and say that i was right and he was wrong. in his conversation with dick durbin he learned that we're not interested in cutting spending -- they're not interested in cutting spending. only when you take tax increases off the table -- and coburn's strategic thinking was just flawed. but after understand where the other team is coming from. if you
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
director, chuck todd. and later, senators bob corker and tom coburn. and congressman tom cole. plus an update on the condition of secretary of state hillary clinton who is hospitalized with a blood clot. we'll have a live report. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. >>> the offers that i've made to them have been so fair that a lot of democrats get mad at me. i offered to make some significant changes to our entitlement programs in order to reduce the deficit. they say that their biggest priority is making sure that we deal with the deficit in a serious way. but the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. >> all right. we're taking a look here as the clock counts down as we head over the fiscal cliff. a live look at capitol hill as the sun comes up over washington. they're working, working away there on capitol hill. here with us now from washington, former white house press secretary and former senior adviser to the obama campaign, robert gibbs, who looks like he's on a ski vacation. >
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm PST
of those works. both of them do enormous damage to our nation's economy. >> senator tom coburn today as you know, very vocal on this issue. he's put years into it. he's reached out across the aisle, worked with people like senator mark warner. he said he would rather raise tax rates than eliminate loopholes and cap deductions, which is the opposite of what it sounds like you're saying or speaker boehner is saying. what do you think of tom coburn's idea? would you take a look at it? >> i think coburn's basically coming from a standpoint as these taxes are programmed to go into effect december 31st unless something happens and he's trying to make something happen. again, i can't make a prediction on where we're going to end up because i don't know. >> well, do you think we're going to get a deal by the end of the year? i mean, that's the question. and the whole world is watching this. some of them laughing at us, but also could cause a real problem in our financial markets. >> well, we have to. because if we allow those taxes to go up, or if we allow the president's plan for them to go up on
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
by senator tom coburn. tell me what you think about this. sent me a tweet @marthamaccallum. bill: your home survives hurricane sandy only to vanish days later. hear from a man who said this happened to his home. >> i never saw anything like this in my life. when i took my wife down a week later she what is crying her eyes out in the street. bill: audiotape from a suspected burglar who botched a robbery and called police to save him from a tks family who held him at gun point. >> wham your emergency. >> he has a gun on me. >> i point the gun at him and asked him what the hell he was doing in my house. he said his name was lance. i said what are you doing in my house. he says unlucky. he what is just unlucky. bill: indeed. police arrived. arrested the suspect. no shots were fired. martha: a family that was devastated after returning to the jersey shore finding their summer home and all of its contents gone. here is the catch. the entire thing wasn't wiped out by hurricane sandy. but by the bulldozers of the state. our fox affiliate has the story. >> about 15 years. >> reporter: nick maria get
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
support a tax hike on wealthy americans. here is senator tom coburn of oklahoma. >> the fact is we're spending money that we don't have on things we don't absolutely need, and there's no grown-ups in washington that will say time-out, stop the politics, let's have a compromise rather than continue to play the game through the press and hurt the country. >> more on this story in just a few minutes with our senior political analyst, david gergen. >>> a half million dollars, that's the bond set today by a judge near dallas for cowboys nose tackle josh brent. he was behind the wheel in a car accident this weekend that killed teammate jerry brown, jr. police believe brent was drunk when he flipped his mercedes yesterday morning. >>> we have an update to last week's tragedy in kansas city. new video released by police shows chiefs linebacker javon belcher hours before he killed his girlfriend and then himself. the police dashcam video shows officers talking to belcher after they found him apparently sleeping in his car. >> you live right here? then you just need to go upstairs, dude. >>
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
of his own medicine, putting out his own proposal for avoiding the fiscal cliff. i spoke with tom coburn this hour and he said the deal boehner's put on the table is the best compromise out there. listen. >> i'm certain that if this is not good enough for the white house, we will go over the fiscal cliff. >> if you read though, the boehner proposal carefully, no tax rate increases, which we know is a nonstarter for the president. so where does that leave us? john avlon is here to help us read through the lines of the deal, also crunch some of those numbers. first, we're talking about the $800 billion figure. that's in the letter that john boehner wrote to the president. break that down for us. >> that's right. there is no numbers breaking that down. it's a where's the beef question. bumper sticker, we have the numbers but no details. boehner's aides will say that's where the negotiations come in. the devil's in the details. they'll say look, to achieve these revenue increases by closing deductions and loopholes. in the letter boehner sent, he says they may be able to lower some rates bas
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 3:00pm EST
amount of money. >> you can talk with oklahoma senator tom coburn about the fiscal cliff, affordable care act and the future of the republican party on booktv's index. the senator has written several books and reports including his latest, the debt bomb. join our freedom our conversation with calls, e-mails and tweets comical doctor and author and senator tom coburn at noon eastern on booktv's in depth on c-span2. >> now on booktv thomas stanton argues the difference between companies that successfully made it through the 2008 financial crisis and those that didn't was willingness of upper management to listen to feedback before making decisions. this is about an hour and 15 minutes. >> good afternoon and welcome to the cato institute's. i'm the director of financial regulations, mark calabria and i am moderator of today's book form. when reading press coverage of a financial crisis one constantly comes across phrases like the banks did this for the banks did that. lost in these generalities, there was no one responds to the financial crisis or events that preceded it. different firms too
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am PST
roundtable. debbie stabenow. tom coburn and jeep hensarling. >>> we'll get the decisions with our roundtable. then, our powerhouse roundtable weighs in on that and all of the week's politics. tea party stalwart abandons. >> conservatives on the hill are counting on us. >>> and the supreme court court takes on gay marriage. we'll break it all down with george will, james carville and mary matalin. paul krugman of the "new york times" and abc's own matthew dowd . >>> hello, again, just over three weeks away from that fiscal cliff, we just come off a week of press conferences, symbolic votes in senate, but less than an hour of serious negotiating. what will it take to break the stalemate? we'll get into that this morning, with two big roundtables of elected officials and experts. let's begin with the lawmakers. senator tom coburn for the republicans and debbie stabenow for the democrats. and congressman hensarlingg. the president said that for there to be a big deal, tax rates on the wealthy are going to have to go up. if that's his bottom line, can there be a deal? >> again, as the speaker has
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
sides are still talking informally. last night oklahoma senator tom coburn while berating the white house for rejecting boehner's plan out of hand, ended up criticizing both parties for what looks like brinksmanship right now. >> here is speaker boehner taking a midpoint and offered it and it's already flatly rejected? we need nothing offered in publ public. nobody should come out of the room until this is solved. >> today state budgets affected by automatic budget cuts scheduled for january 1 will be meeting with the president and congressional leaders at the white house today. the offer is falling flat. it's the middle ground between establishment republicans it's not quite the middle ground going forward into the middle middle but going back to boehner's proposal the conservative groups are linking it to his decision to yank plum committee assignments from what boehner described as uncooperative members. four house members who have a hisses try after it was determined that they were, quote, not team players, the op told nbc news. in some way it was a low risk act of retribution.
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> the question is rates, are rates going to go up? let me play what tom coburn said this morning. >> personally i know we have to raise revenue. i don't care which way we do it. i'd rather see the rates go up than do it the other way because it gives us greater chance to reform the tax code and broaden the base in the future. >> chris we've heard him say some version of that before. is he the only republican who seems to be able to come out and say something like this? >> no, we saw tom cole last week suggest that maybe republicans should go along with the president and give a tax cut to 98% of americans, raise the -- >> so two republicans. >> two republicans and others privately say that there may be some room there, the trouble that speaker boehner has as you pointed out earlier in the segment is the tea party and republicans are trapped also on their messaging on this. the white house has been good about messaging that the republicans are the obstructionists in this and they are waiting until, waiting essentially republicans out on this. i did a story in "national journal" yesterday where top
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00am PST
on "morning joe" on msnbc, here is tom coburn, republican conservative from oklahoma, and this is what he had to say. >> personally, i know we have to raise revenue. i don't really care which way we do it. actually, i would rather see the rates go up than do the other way because it gives us greater chance to change the tax code. >> if you close tax loopholes, you have a fairer process. those listening today, they don't have a lobbyist or some attorney or some high-priced accountant or special interest out there. that is a more efficient way and a fairer way. and it also makes you invest your money not based on what the irs says but based upon an economy. and it will grow the economy stronger. more taxpayers, more workers produces more revenue. >> i want to talk about spending, senator durbin. a challenge for you, based on a speech that you gave a couple of weeks ago here to progressives, you said the following about entitlement cuts. and i'll put it on the screen. this was in your prepared remarks which you stuck by. progressives should be willing to talk about ways to ensure the long-term v
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
like tom coburn, kay granger, tom cole, speaking up and saying, this is the right thing to do, for goodness sakes, let's get it done. >> congressman? >> i'd ask the senator, just do the math. if you go to a small family-owned business in bakersfield, california, that hires my friends, hires my neighbors, with the new tax rate they pay 37%, 39%. california, add another 13.8%. is it fair that any american pays more than half of their income into taxes? and that's before sales tax. that's more than paying for the cable tax. just watching this show. is that fair? should we make it a more efficient, accountable government? the spending is the issue, senator. >> may i respond? >> the president proposed a plan that you didn't even vote for. >> may i respond? 97% of american businesses are exempt from any tax increase because of the proposal by the president to protect people making less than $250,000 a year. 98% of all americans are going to be exempt from paying any higher taxes. if and only if speaker boehner will pass the bill that we sent him in july to protect middle income fami
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
conference, i had the privilege to speaking to republican senator tom coburn of oklahoma. senator, thank you so much for being here tonight. >> glad to be with you, ezra. >> it so seems to me the news of the day is the big deal is dead, completely dead, and we are down to either a small down, a mini deal, or going after the cliff straight. what is your reaction to this? >> i don't -- you know, i'm not sure that's true. just talking to my colleagues in the senate, i think the middle ground is pretty well known by everybody, and i think you could still get something that would be viewed by the ratings agencies as well as the american public as a pretty good solution. so i think it's possible. i don't know that that will happen. it's unfortunate that we're waiting until this late in the hour to try to accomplish something. >> so, then, what do you see as that middle ground? i know you're a member of the gang of eight. i've been surprised, actually, i've not seen more coming out of ad hoc groups of senators and congressmen. when you talk to your colleagues, what do they see as what can be salvag
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
of republican conservatives, people like coulter and bill kristol said we have to do it and, tom coburn says, in terms of the deduction and, mitt romney and the republicans and head of fedex and at&t saying, let it happen. so i think that is likely to happen. the president won the election on that issue and i think you'll see our republican colleagues reluctantly say, okay. let's go up to 39.6. >> chris: senator, let me interrupt right there and bring in senator corker. senator schumer is exactly right. a growing number of republicans and conservative, not a majority but a growing number are saying, look, we have to cave on tax -- raising tax rates, not just the idea of closing loopholes. would you accept returning to the clinton rate of 39.6%? or, would you accept something, perhaps, a mid point, 37% or starting with people who make $500,000, rather than 250? >> well, chris, there is a growing group of folks, that are looking at this and realizing that we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue before year end. i mean, we have one house, that is it. the presidency and the s
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
for security? it could make us more financially insecure. senator tom coburn saying that homeland security has spent $35 billion in grants to make america safer. but it still can't measure if we are actually safer. the department is wasting things on zombie apocalypse training and an underwater zombie apocalypse. thank you. i love every year when you come out with this reportt it is absolutely fascinating how washington get so creative wasting our taxpayer money. to your point, are we any safer for all of this? >> i think that is a big question. the urban area security initiatives that were passed in 2003 are important about hardening our greatest risk and cities. 9/11 commission says we shouldn't spend any money unless we are doing it on a risk-based calculation. security initiative all the way up to 66 cities. what is happening is what is intending to harden our cities and make us more resistant to terrorism has now become a real deal grantmaking process. and they can't tell us is if this will make us any safer. what we want to see is if we are going to spend this money, borrow it from china
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:30am PST
will not play that game. >> senator tom coburn yesterday on "morning joe" became the latest to break ranks saying he could support president obama's tax proposal. he joins a growing group of people urging house leadership to clear the way for a broad deal that would include tax increases on the wealthy. however, according to "the new york times," speaker boehner is enjoying broad support from within his own caucus. and yesterday boehner stuck to his guns favoring closing tax loopholes and capping deductions to raising taxes. >> now the revenues we're putting on the table are going to come from guess who? the rich. there are ways to limit deductions, close loopholes and have the same people pay more of their money to the federal government without raising tax rates which we believe will harm our economy. >> and new polling by the associated press could strengthen the president's hand in negotiations. 48% of americans say they support the idea of raising taxes on the highest earners. that's compared to 32% who say tax cuts should continue for everyone. >> well, hillary clinton says she insis
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